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clarksburg. >>> more now on the superstorm stand sandy aftermath. maryland is serving two ambulance strike team to help out with the recovery effort in new jersey. each team consists of five ambulances and one supervisor. they will be heading out at 5:45 this morning for egg harbor township west of atlantic city. >> atlantic city's legendary boardwalk is destroyed due to the storm as well as a countless number of businesses and homes along the coastline. farther north, 25% of hoboken is still under water trapping thousands of residents there. nearly 3 million people in the garden state are still without power. president obama and new jersey governor chris christie toured some of the hardest hit areas yesterday. we'll have a live update from new jersey coming up at 5:30. >>> frederick county, maryland was one of the hardest hit areas by superstorm sandy. sky fox flew over the area near the monocacy river yesterday. you can see flooded homes and roads. this morning, officials tell fox 5 the water level at the river has receded and there is no major flooding. >>> new this morning, crews are s
the latest. >> reporter: flood waters are reseeding, they're working to clear sandy streets. all of this is clearly taking an emotional toll on folks in new york and new jersey. the massive damage has some homeowners breaking down in tears. >> i just spent $30,000 getting my home repaired, and it's all gone. >> 42 years i'm in my home and then lo. >> others say they now have nothing left and no place to go. >> we have nothing. no credit cards, nothing in our bank accounts. $15 in my pocket, nowhere to go, no electricity, no food, no gas. >> the bodies of two boys have been found in staten island new york. rushing waters swept them away in rushing waters. >> i would be devastated. i would die. i would want to be dead with them. i can't believe this is happening. >> the widespread destruction across several eastern states is the sight that many are still struggling to come to terms with. you see it on tv and you say oh, my god, you say prayers to them. now we say oh my god, we're praying for us. >> another storm system is predicted to hit the region next week. a noreaster could aff
sandy are dealing with yet another blow from mother nature. people in new york and new jersey got hit with that nor'easter. we were talking about it yesterday, tucker was, bringing wet snow, rain and heavy winds. it meant more power outages, 60,000 additional customers in the dark, some of whom had just gotten power back after hurricane sandy. >> mother nature is really killing us right now. sorry for whatever we did. we'll make it up to you. >> this is it. this is it. i'm getting anxiety walking around seeing what i'm going to do. and other people too. i feel bad for other people. this is crazy. ient doe ma what to do anymore. i don't want to live in long beach. >> more than 1300 flights in and out of new york and new jersey were canceled and travelers can expect more disruptions today as well. >> they have a heavy load. it is so difficult up there right now. hard to imagine. >> you could feel it in her voice. they've had enough. i mean i got to be thankful i think for what we have endured which has not been that much through these storms. >> sort of on the edge of it both times aro
. >> and new yorkers hit hard by hurricane sandy. they will get the chance to have their voices heard this election day. the changes that are being made, straight ahead. ♪ [ male announcer ] tuesdayay, early, election dy in the united states of america. our moment to make a choice. to bring jobs back. to make the economy, the american economy again. to find someone to lead. to lead us to a better future. the choice, now, the most important vote of our lives. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney so, maybe you're trying to fiwell, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself. >>> the father of aling boy who fell from a ninth floor apartment window in silver spring l
avenue in alexandria. the crime happened two week ago on the same night as hurricane sandy. police believe the robbery may be related to some other crimes in the area. if you have any information about this case, you are being asked to please call the alexandria police department. >>> aaron thomas spoke for a reporter for the "washington post." he told the reporter he attacked self women in several states beginning two decades ago but he doesn't know why. he says he needs help. >>> one big story this morning, member of congress asking for more details and more answers surrounding the affair david petraeus had with his biographer. he retired after admitting to the extramarital affair with paula broadwell. congress wants to know why they were not alerted to affair sooner and if national security was ever at risk. the pair first net in 2006 but their relationship began in 2010. >> we have a national security failure along in the making. i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi before, during and after the attack if general petraeus doesn't testify. >> re
. thank you. >>> nearly a week after sandy pummeled much of the northeast, residents in some of the hardest hit areas are batting cold weather and a new threat from mother nature. fox's rick leventhal is in hoboken, new jersey with more. >> reporter: with difficult recovery efforts continuing in much of the northeast, dropping temperatures now raising new concerns. six days after sandy, many resident still have no power. new york governor andrew cuomo says homes without heat are, quote, uninhabitable. >> we'll have tens of thousands of people who need housing solutions right away. >> reporter: right now, forecasters say a nor'easter could hit the region by wednesday. a fuel shortage is expected to continue for days in northern new jersey. many drivers still waiting in long lines to fill their tanks. >> this was the closest to the house so i figure, once you're on line, i guess you just hate to get off. you might as well stay put. >> reporter: the defense department now distributing free gas at some locations in new york. but new jersey governor chris christie says that won't
the relief efforts after superstorm sandy. aid agencies speak out as anger grows for some who are still without power two weeks after the storm hit. it is now 5:08. we'll be back. >>> a student on the montgomery college campus in rockville is arrested for threatening to go on a shooting spree. school officials say he had reese be thely gone through a tough break-up and made the comments to other students both rockville and campus police found the student eating lunch outside campus but did not find a weapon. >>> the man accused of being the east coast rapist is expected to plead guilty today for the first time. air op thomas has a plea hearing in prince william county later on this morning. he is charged with abducting three teenaged trick or treaters in 2009 and raping two of them. thomas is also scheduled to plead guilty to one case into lessburg at the end of the month. -- aaron thomas has a plea hearing. >>> nearly 30,000 people in new york's rockaway peninsula still do not have power off superstorm sandy. you are looking at belle harbor, new york where fire ripped through after the
sandy, thankfully. but still a lot of people without power. it is cold. that is the last thing they need right now is another storm moving in. we'll continue to follow that. >> tough times in that area. >>> there was a high voter turnout across the country. >> that led to long lines in many places. sky fox captured these pictures from fredericksburg, virginia. it is a little bit dark but you can see it wrapping around the building there. this is around 5:00 yesterday evening. a line just snaking around the polling place but many of you told us there didn't seem to be enough voting stations, enough ballots and working equipment. it is an issue president obama addressed in his victory speech last night. >> whether you voted for the very first time or waited in line for a very long time, by the way, we have to fix that. >> now, a lot of people experienced those long lines and you actually experienced long lines in early voting. >> early voting was ridiculous. a minimum three hours. i went on a couple of different days trying to early vote, three, four hours at all the locations th
says and historic fishing pier destroyed by hurricane sandy will soon be rebuilt. the piling that were left standing have since been removed. current franchise holder of the pier has commit to the rebuilding t the mayor says he expects it to be rebuilt in time for the summer season. so some good news there. >> yeah, people enjoy that pier. >> it is cold. i probably don't need to tell you that. it is very chilly here. temperatures falling back into the low 30s, even some 20s across most of the area here and the cool weather here is your big headline here to stay. scene of the accident several days, temperatures going to trend a little below where they would typically be for the middle of november. still a nice dry weather pat were but we'll be on the chilly side for the next several days. -- still a nice dry weather pattern but we'll be on the chilly side not next several days. 36 now in washington. falling back bow low the freezing mark for much of the area. 30 in gaithersburg this morning. 30 in manassas. how about dulles, 32 degrees. frederick, 27 degrees. 32 in winchester. 30 in cul
. i'm still cleaning up from sandy my -- in my yard. hagerstown, winchester, 32 degrees. 41 in leonard up two. temperatures are dim on the cool side. have a little bit of cloud cover and a couple light showers that have been working through, not so much here in the immediate washington area. got to get down into southern maryland and across the lower eastern shore here out towards easton and oxford. we've hay the bit of of light shower activity early today. what is happening is we have a little disturbance, a little upper level disturbance pushing through. you can see not a lot associated with it. most of the rain showers are currently off the coast here of ocean city. we should see a quick clearing trend early this morning. notice out into west virginia around much of southwest virginia, we have clear skies. that will push in here and deliver a decent looking friday for us as high pressure gets a chance to build in here for the next couple of days. a cold one tonight and then a return to sunshine for your day on saturday. as we get into sunday, we'll be under the influence
communities is now doing its part to help rebuild a community after superstorm sandy. walden studio architects is loading up a truck with food, clothes and tries splices to send to the vic fipples in -- and supplies to send to the victims in new york and new jersey. >> you do something like that and everybody just cares and everybody wants to participate and be a part of it. and all that other stuff just goes to the side. >> now, thurston is no stranger to helping those in need. she went down to new orleans after hurricane katrina to help rebuild homes there. >>> a rare moment of emotion from president obama all caught on tape this happens when the president was tanking his staffer at campaign head quarters in chicago wednesday. >> what you guys have done, the work that i'm doing, and i'm really proud of that. i'm really proud and -- [applause] applause] >> the president told staffers, many of whom are in their 20s, that their life's journey is just beginning and he knows many of them will accomplish great things in their lives. >>> back to polit
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